How can I get involved

UMS sponsors events that provide a forum for industry professionals and students to share ideas on topics related to underground mining. The following support has been provided by the UMS since the society was formed in 2011:

  • For the mining teachers' tour, hosted by the Canadian Ecology Centre (;
  • For students to attend annual CIM conferences;
  • For the UMS Society award, to recognize the outstanding achievement or contribution in the field of mining engineering of a CIM member. Awarded at the AGM.